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steadier, and it looks at this point asif u.s. exporters are doing a little better and u.s. producers are driving out some of our imports so that was good news, more econic groh. tracy: hard to tell, though, because everything's overshadowed by the fiscal cliff. do you worry, like, inflation is going to come and bite us in the butt one of these days? i mean, there's a lot of moy out there. >> well, i watch that very, very carefully, and i don't think that's an immediate risk. in regard to the fiscal cliff, i think the right thing to do is to let the tax rates go up across the board, just like they agreed to do. i think we ought to have middle income americans as well as high income americans having a reduction of those tax rate cuts we saw. tracy: take more from my paycheck, let the fed put money into the system. does it make sense at the end of the day? shouldn't i keep my money, g out there and spend it and let the fed keep theirs? >> well, that's, you got a good point, and i agree that instabilit and monetary policy is not very effective, and so i' not looking for very much from th
spread across the country. also, "money" tonight, a crash for gas prices. they are tumbling across the u.s. it's an early christmas gift for drivers but we'll tell you if the relief will last through the new year. >>> pepsi is crazy in love with beyonce. the music icon inks a $50 million deal to pitch its products. can she really make you stop drinking coke though? i say pepsi just got hosed. but a top mketing expert is here to disagree with me. even when they say it's not it is always about money melissa: firss, let's look at the day's market headlines of the leave it to congress to suck the air out of a good thing. stocks soared in early trading on hopes of a deal on the fiscal cliff. but a parade of speeches by congressional leaders this afternoon dump ad whole lot of water on the rally. stocks pared back from session highs. dow closed down 78 points. even dollar stores are having trouble making money today. dollar general shares got hammered. they warned of sluggish growth ahead and margins that would likely remain flat. >>> urban outfitters is mailing holiday catalogs filled with f-bo
's not going over well with the rest the world, including the u.s. and china. now we have some of the richest people in the world and they want the government to make more of your money. warren buffett, george soros, bill gates' dad they want the estate tax to go up and say the rate should start at 45% and go up from there. and millions would qualify to pay, but buffett and soros have an estate plan to avoid much of that tax. i'm quoting now, an estate tax with these guidelines to reduce the deficit and fund vital services and paid by only 10% of the estate. work your whole life and half of it goes to the children and half to the government and of course it's already been taxed when you earned it in the first place, is that fair? we're dealing with that today. i'm waiting for my special dividend from microsoft, but the company i own shares in has ramped up production of its new surface tablet. maybe that will help the stock. are you listening, steve ballmer? nicole, pre-market, where is the stock? >> stuart, you're making me laugh already and the show has barely begun. you're waiting for your
retailers then they did this time last year. total u.s. resales increased. that is the latest from the fox business network. giving you the power to prosper. ♪ connell: major-league baseball renewed its contract with stubhub. the thing is, we mentioned this a couple times. not all of the big teams in the league are on board. the president of stubhub is joining us to talk about this. obviously, you are excited. the yankees have opted out. the cubs have opted out. these are big teams opting out. that is not great. >> well, i appreciate you bringing up the renewal of our partnership with major league baseball for another five years. we think that is fantastic. there are 30 teams in major league baseball. it would be great to have all of them, but only having three, that is understandable. we are the unofficial fan to fan ticket marketplace. 427 of the other teams. when a seller sells a ticket through stubhub it gets delivered to the buyer. we will continue to sell yankees, cubs and angels tickets on stubhub even without them opting in. we will just deliver our tickets differently. we cover
a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> nicole petallides standing by. and our since the fed decision to launch a new bond buying programs so where are markets now? nicole: more bond buying, more money, but the market says thanks, ben bernanke and friends. we know the votes went through, and 11-1 decision. the market's acting this and running with it and moving to session highs so that these are session highs of 76 points on the dow jones industrials, a gain of 1/2%. the ticketing nasdaq is the worst of the month but it isn't 1/3% and the s&p 5 uuder the 0.3% and the s&p 5001430. anyone watching yesterday, he talked about the bias to the upside, talked about
in west virginia. would natural gas use booming across the u.s., is the risk for more accident spiking right along with it? we'll get answers. >>> plus north korea gives the world the finger, successfully launching a long-range missile for the very first time. iranian officials were reportedly there to witness it. so is north korea ready to sell technology to our most dangerous enemy? >> newark mayor cory booker completes a week on food stamps wanting to know what it is like to live on $1.40 a meal. food stamp use is rising faster than job growth, did you know that? isn't that the problem that needs solving? charles payne is explains how booker misses the point entirely. even when its not it is always about money melissa: first, let's take a look at the day's market headlines the fed announced new measures to help stimulate the economy but apparently investors were not impressed by fed chairman bernanke's afternoon press conference. stocks gave up all of their early gains and the dow closed down two points. >>> shares of warren buffett's berkshire hathaway getting a jolt. the company i
temporarily, the financial crisis may have reduced somewhat the underlying potential growth rate of the u.s. economy. it has interfered with business creation, investment, technological advances and so on. that can account for part of the growth. at the same time, what monetary policy influences is not potential growth, not the underlying sexual -- many different kinds of policies affect that. what monetary policy affects primarily is the state of the business cycle, the amount of excess unemployment or the extent of recession in the economy. there i think we have also perhaps underestimated a bit the recession, but we have been much closer ritter and i think therefore that we have been able to address that somewhat more effectively with quite accommodative policies. that being said, we have over time as we have seen disappointment in growth and job creation we have obviously as we did in september added accommodation and we have continued to reassess the outlook. it is only fair to say economic forecast beyond a few quarters is very difficult. what we are trying to do is create a plausible
-- certainly implicated in the "fast and furious" scandal is standing there, as spokesman u.s. justice department saying they are not going to prosecute. >> you set it up not fair, you did not say, deferred prosecution. lou: i'm sorry who is going to jail. i want to get this right. >> not yet, but if they don't pay the money, if they don't -- they have 5 years of probation, at this point, so,. lou: you are right. >> brewer and the rest of the crew -- >> lisa i'm crushed. >> here is reality check. standing behind him, is loretta lynch. that is where real people get prosecuted. you take this same scenario, you take all those zeros, and make it 19,000-dollars to a guy who owns a restaurant, that guy is going to jail as sure as i'm bald, this is too big to fail. lou: i'm getting worried, a sense of fairness, is arthur being fair. >> he is, i am trying to do the best i can to argue this. lou: the government does not need an advocate, they are using power irresponsibly, and against the national interest, what do you with drug cartels, -- >> that already happened now at least government gets
, welcome to the willis report. tracy: i'm tracy byrnes in for gerri willis, less than 3 weeks before u.s. falls off the fiscal cliff, speaker john bain ser slamming the brakes on any hopes a deal is coming soon, making it clear both sides have differences. second in command, eric cantor warning members not to make any plan for holidays, and kevin brady of texas, vice chairman of joint economic committee, thank you, are we still that far apart? >> you know we are. i started optimistic to get this done before the holidays, but, i don't feel that way, it seems to me the decision has been made, perhaps by white house to take us off this fiscal cliff. i think this is irresponsible to do it we're ready to work out a reasonable sound solution but i do not see that coming from the other side right now. tracy: is it because there is so much going on behind scenes. they think there is a lot of secret wheeling and dealing with john boehner and the president do you agree? >> i do not, i think he -- they have been sporadic talks, i know speaker boehner has been frustrated with how slow the responses
. does anyone really think that lower u.s. treasury rates are what this country needs? well does anyone really think that lower rates right now, which is obviously what this bond purchasing is all about, or trying to do, will spur more lending? >> well, let me, i don't know. let me distinguish between the treasury purchases and the mbs purchases. david: yeah. >> you mentioned both in the lead-in. david: right. >> i think the mbs purchases are potentially more important, more stimulative, holding down mbs rates which holds down mortgage rates and which helps refinancing and so on. david: but if i could put a fine point on treasury purchases as opposed to old type of thing which was just a switch, switching the short term for long term. >> exactly. david: this is brand new purchases. i would argue that is the more important part of today's announcement. >> well that is the more important part of today's announcement because the mbs purchases was announced a while ago but in terms of strength on the economy i put the mbs purchases first and treasury second. look, the fed was in a quandary.
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